Smoking in Oman: prevalence and characteristics of smokers.

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We carried out a cross-sectional survey to study the prevalence and the characteristics of current and former smoking among Omani adults. Crude prevalence of current smoking was 7.0% (males 13.4%, females 0.5%); 2.3% were former smokers. The overall highest prevalence of current smoking (11.1%) was observed in those 40-49 years (18.7% of males, 0.9% of… (More)

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@article{Riyami2004SmokingIO, title={Smoking in Oman: prevalence and characteristics of smokers.}, author={Asya A Al Riyami and Mahmoud Afifi}, journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit}, year={2004}, volume={10 4-5}, pages={600-9} }